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CATS - The Beyond Broadway Experience

Join the Beyond Broadway Experience's 200-strong cast as they present Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical, CATS.

CATS - The Beyond Broadway Experience

About CATS - The Beyond Broadway Experience

26th Jul 2024 to 27th Jul 2024
Evenings 7.30pm / Matinees 2.30pm
Festival Theatre Edinburgh
13/29 Nicolson Street , Edinburgh South EH8 9FT
From £22
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A dazzling theatrical extravaganza, transporting you into a feline fantasy like never before.

The mysterious Jellicle Cats are gathering, and the stage pulsates with electrifying choreography, captivating tunes and mesmerising cat-like acrobatics.

Watch as whimsical characters from the poems of T.S. Eliot come to life – each with their own unique charm and flair – all against a backdrop of enchanting melodies.

Andrew Lloyd Webber's timeless score weaves a tapestry of emotions, from heartwarming to thrilling, making CATS an unforgettable journey into an enchanting world of music, dance and feline magic.

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber based on ‘Old Possum’s Book Of Practical Cats’ by T.S. Eliot

Orchestrations by David Cullen & Andrew Lloyd Webber

Original production by Cameron Mackintosh Ltd. and The Really Useful Group Ltd.

A Youth Group production by arrangement with The Really Useful Group Ltd.

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